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Culture and Internal Company Set-up Prove Problematic in SMCR Implementation

The Senior Managers Certification Regime (SMCR) is a hot and vexing topic, with internal company set-up and culture presenting a significant challenge for many financial services firms as they prepare for the December 9, 2019 deadline by when arrangements for senior managers and certification staff must be in place for all firms and from when...


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A Strategic Approach to FRTB Compliance and Broader Risk Data Management

Data management for compliance with Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) regulation has been acknowledged as a significant challenge, but it is not without hope as banks within scope consider how much data they have in-house and what must be sourced externally, build data management platforms to meet FRTB requirements for data consistency across...

Datactics Funnels Funding into AI technology, Staff Hires and International Expansion

Datactics is planning technology, staff and international expansion following the conclusion of a £1.2 million funding round led by The Bank of Ireland Kernel Capital Group Fund and new investor Edinburgh-based Par Equity. Investments in technology and people include an extension of Datactics’ data quality solutions platform and set up of a dedicated artificial intelligence...

Refinitiv Partners Appway to Provide Digital Onboarding for Wealth Management and Broker-dealer Clients

Refinitiv has reached a strategic partnership with Appway to integrate the latter’s client onboarding solutions on the Refinitiv BETA Platform, a suite of brokerage capabilities used by many US wealth management and brokerage firms. The integration reflects a growing desire among wealth managers and brokers to automate their services, and will enable financial intermediaries and...

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Upcoming Webinar: FRTB: The time to get your data in order is now

Date: 12 September 2019 Time: 10:00am ET / 3:00pm London / 4:00pm CET. Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) regulation requires firms within its scope to source significant amounts of data, some of which has not previously been required and is difficult to pin down. The data management challenges of the regulation’s Internal Model…

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RegTech Suppliers Guide 2019

Welcome to our brand new RegTech Suppliers Guide. This unique guide provides detailed data profiles on close to 100 suppliers in the RegTech world, offering you an unrivalled selection of solutions for your most pressing financial regulatory challenges. The aim of the A-Team’s RegTech Suppliers Guide is to steer you through this complex marketplace, offering…

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Data as the Catalyst for Innovation in Asset and Wealth Management

Fund managers and wealth management firms are being squeezed between downward pressures on sources of revenues and upward pressures on costs. Firms are facing a migration to passive investment funds, with some research suggesting a one-third drop in active management fees by 2023. Meanwhile, the ongoing regulatory onslaught is adding to costs. Under pressure to...

Applying Emerging Technologies to Real-World Business Challenge in Financial Services

Today’s world of technology is evolving at lightning speed for financial services firms. Terms like artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and distributed ledger technology (DLT) bandied about, technology conversations seem to be all about hype. The reality is that financial services firms need to understand the impact that these new technologies could have and...

Systematic Internalisation Under MiFID II: What’s Needed Now

From September 1, 2018, firms within the scope of MiFID II that breach volume thresholds set by ESMA on August 1, 2018 for internal matching of client orders will be required to register as systematic internalisers (SIs) and operate within the SI regime detailed in the regulation. Sounds pretty straightforward, but that is far from...

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Breakfast Briefing: Meeting the Data Requirements of FRTB London

The Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) Breakfast Briefing, will examine how the capital markets industry is approaching FRTB data management and will look at the implications for the ways that firms source, manage and store data for FRTB compliance.

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Data Management Summit London

Now in its 8th year, the Data Management Summit (DMS) in London explores the shift to the new world where data is redefining the operating model and firms are seeking to unlock value via data transformation projects for enterprise gain and competitive edge.

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Data Lineage

Data lineage traces data from source to destination, noting every move the data makes and taking into account any changes to the data during its journey for full traceability. It is critical to regulatory compliance and offers numerous business and operational benefits. Read all about what it is, who it impacts, what the challenges and potential solutions are, as well as review our latest content on the topic and a list of solutions providers.

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Our Data Management Insight Awards applaud those hard-working vendors delivering data management solutions to the financial industry. Find out how to vote, enter or see the past winners.

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